US Senate Ties Defence Aid For Pakistan To Action Against Lashkar-e-Taiba


The US Senate passed a legislation on Monday that for the first time proposes to make payments to Pakistan for its cooperation in the war in Afghanistan incumbent on action taken by it against the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the banned terror group founded by Hafiz Saeed.

An amount of $350 million, which is half of the $700 million set aside under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) for compensating Pakistan for its cooperation in operations in Afghanistan, will be tied to Islamabad’s actions against LeT.

This will be in addition to the action required against the Haqqani Network, which has been part of the precondition for three years. The LeT has primarily targeted India but it has also been increasingly blamed for attacks on American forces in Afghanistan. Read More…

You may also read!

Opening Ceremony Of Indra-2017

In a glittering opening ceremony at Vladivostok, Russia this morning Indian Task Force Commander Maj Gen ND Prasad and

Read More...

This Day In 1962: China-india War Started With Synchronised Attack On Ladakh, Arunachal

Exactly 55 years ago, a full-fledge war broke out between India and China. The Sino-India war began on October

Read More...

Navy Goes Full Throttle To Augment Infrastructure In Andaman

The Indian Navy has gone full steam to augment its infrastructure in Andaman, in order to jack up its

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu